With more than twenty years’ experience working in events management, award winning Miriam Sigler has seen it all. As Founding Director of Ways & Means Events, Miriam brings her vast breadth of industry knowledge to projects large and small. Miriam’s long list of attributes include her uncompromising work ethic, attention to detail and ‘work hard – play hard’ attitude.
Miriam started her career at the Labour Party Events and Exhibitions team and was involved in 10 Annual Conferences, 2 General Elections and several regional events, allowing her the opportunity to work with high-profile, tight security events.
Miriam moved from Public Sector conferences to Clarion Events, the largest independent event organiser in the UK. She quickly became the Head of Operations where she tendered and managed the central contracts worth between £1m – £5m, managed a team of 10 as well as launched several new events for Clarion. Alongside this, she ran her own portfolio of events for well- known brands such as Spirit of Christmas and the National Caravan & Motorhome Shows with publications such as House & Garden and Empire Magazine, as well as consulting on the building of two new venues to ensure they suited the needs of the organiser.
Since starting Ways & Means, Miriam’s expertise has seen her direct countless successful projects including launches and re-brands as well as maintaining the success of long- standing portfolios.
Coupling her love of teamwork and head-on attitude to problem solving, Miriam is a well-respected member of the industry, an active member of key association working groups contributing regularly and writing articles for the exhibition press.
As the unofficial Head of IT Miriam is constantly looking for processes and tools that help implement smooth and uninterrupted engagement with the team internally and our clients. Don’t get her started on the benefits of Slack!
With her deep understanding of what stakeholders require from each show, she is truly an asset to every event. Any project Miriam undertakes is creative, well-planned, detailed and vibrant.